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The Resource Olympic pride, American prejudice : the untold story of 18 African Americans who defied Jim Crow and Adolf Hitler to compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Deborah Riley Draper and Travis Thrasher

Olympic pride, American prejudice : the untold story of 18 African Americans who defied Jim Crow and Adolf Hitler to compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Deborah Riley Draper and Travis Thrasher

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Olympic pride, American prejudice : the untold story of 18 African Americans who defied Jim Crow and Adolf Hitler to compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics
Title
Olympic pride, American prejudice
Title remainder
the untold story of 18 African Americans who defied Jim Crow and Adolf Hitler to compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics
Statement of responsibility
Deborah Riley Draper and Travis Thrasher
Title variation
Blair Underwood presents
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Discover the astonishing, inspirational, and largely unknown true story of the eighteen African American athletes who competed in the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games, defying the racism of both Nazi Germany and the Jim Crow South." -- Publisher annotation
Summary
Describes the inspiring story of 18 African Americans, including Jesse Owens and Jackie Robinson’s brother Mack, who competed in the 1936 Berlin Olympics despite the racism at home and abroad in this companion to the upcoming documentary
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
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10847007
Cataloging source
UKMGB
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Draper, Deborah Riley
Dewey number
796.4808996073009043
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1971-
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Thrasher, Travis
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True
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  • Olympic Games
  • African American athletes
  • Olympic Games
  • African American athletes
Target audience
adult
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the untold story of 18 African Americans who defied Jim Crow and Adolf Hitler to compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics
Label
Olympic pride, American prejudice : the untold story of 18 African Americans who defied Jim Crow and Adolf Hitler to compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Deborah Riley Draper and Travis Thrasher
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volume
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rdacarrier
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  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The girls are fast -- A single inch, a cross on fire -- Discipline and heart -- Determination -- Dashing to the tape -- The underestimated -- Qualified and confident -- Together yet alone -- Defeat -- Do the little things well -- Looking ahead -- The world's fastest man -- The Nazis take control -- Anyone is beatable -- The boycott debate -- Baptism by fire -- Trial and error -- The Olympic "black gang" -- An almost color-blind ocean -- The Olympic spirit and Olympic peace -- Ready, willing, and able for war -- The snub -- The stop -- The sneakers -- The footnote -- The junior -- The Black Panther -- The golden concession -- The team -- Two ladies -- The verdict
Control code
on1129898957
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
388 pages
Isbn
9781501162152
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
System control number
(OCoLC)1129898957
Label
Olympic pride, American prejudice : the untold story of 18 African Americans who defied Jim Crow and Adolf Hitler to compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Deborah Riley Draper and Travis Thrasher
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The girls are fast -- A single inch, a cross on fire -- Discipline and heart -- Determination -- Dashing to the tape -- The underestimated -- Qualified and confident -- Together yet alone -- Defeat -- Do the little things well -- Looking ahead -- The world's fastest man -- The Nazis take control -- Anyone is beatable -- The boycott debate -- Baptism by fire -- Trial and error -- The Olympic "black gang" -- An almost color-blind ocean -- The Olympic spirit and Olympic peace -- Ready, willing, and able for war -- The snub -- The stop -- The sneakers -- The footnote -- The junior -- The Black Panther -- The golden concession -- The team -- Two ladies -- The verdict
Control code
on1129898957
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
388 pages
Isbn
9781501162152
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
System control number
(OCoLC)1129898957

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